Prodiamine 65 WDG (Generic Barricade) - Questions & Answers

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  • Asked by T. from Sonoita, Az
    07/19/2012
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    What is the correct dilution rate for Prodiamine 65 WDG?
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    The first thing you need to know when using an herbicide such as Prodiamine 65 WDG is that the exact amount of water you dilute it with is not important. It is only important to make sure you are using the correct amount of product per 1,000 sq ft of lawn. Use too much and you risk damaging your lawn, use too little and you will not get adequate results. You will need to use 0.185-0.55 oz per 1,000 sq ft . To decide how much water you want to use, you should mark a 1,000 sq ft area, fill your sprayer with water ONLY, and start walking and spraying just as if you were doing the actual application of herbicide. When you are done walking and spraying the 1,000 sq ft area note how much water it took you to spray that area, and that is the amount you will want to mix 0.185-.55 oz of product with for each 1,000 sq ft area that needs to be treated.

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  • Asked by Benny from Surprise Az
    03/30/2013
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    How many teaspoons of Prodiamine 65 WDG per gallon should I use to get a 12 month coverage?
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    The first thing you need to know when using an herbicide such as Prodiamine 65 WDG is that the exact amount of water you dilute it with is not important. It is only important to make sure you are using the correct amount of product per 1,000 sq ft of lawn. Use too much and you risk damaging your lawn, use too little and you will not get adequate results. You will need to use 0.185-0.55 oz  (1.1 tsp-3.3 tsp) per 1,000 sq ft . To decide how much water you want to use, you should mark a 1,000 sq ft area, fill your sprayer with water ONLY, and start walking and spraying just as if you were doing the actual application of herbicide. When you are done walking and spraying the 1,000 sq ft area note how much water it took you to spray that area, and that is the amount you will want to mix 0.185-.055 oz (1.1 tsp-3.3 tsp) of product with for each 1,000 sq ft area that needs to be treated.
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  • Asked by Scott from Auburn
    03/24/2015
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    Pump Sprayer Calibration Needs to Use for Application
    What are you looking for when applying the diluted granules for spray pattern from the pump sprayer as the liquid leaves the wand? What does the calibration require on round-up-style pump sprayer or similar? Is the calibration in regards to the use of "mist-style" spray pattern or "stream-style" spray pattern?
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    Calinbration does not refer to the spray pattern used to apply herbicides. Although, we would recommend using a mist stream. You would calibrate by determining the volume of water required to treat 1,000 square feet. Use this calibration volume to determine the amount of water and Prodiamine 65 WDG herbicide needed to treat the target area (see the following calibration example).

    Note: Sprayer calibration (volume of spray needed to treat 1,000 square feet) will vary with each individual operator.

    Steps in Calibration:
    1. Mark an area of 1,000 square feet (i.e. 20 by 50 feet or 25 by 40 feet).
    2. Place the sprayer on a level surface and add water noting the final level of water in the spray tank.
    3. Spray the marked area with a sufficient volume of water to provide uniform coverage. Refill the sprayer to the same level as before measuring the amount of water added. The measured water added to the sprayer is the volume needed to cover 1,000 square feet.
    4. Determine the application rate (fl. oz./1,000 sq. ft.) for Prodiamine 65 WDG from the Recommendations section of this label.
    5. To each volume of water used as measured in step 3, add the amount of Prodiamine 65 WDG as determined in step 4.

    Example: If the sprayer uses 2 gallons of water to cover 1,000 square feet and the desired application rate of Prodiamine 65 WDG is 0.185 - 0.055 oz/1,000 square feet, then you would add 0.185 - 0.055 oz of Prodiamine 65 WDG to every 2 gallons of water to be used."

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  • Asked by Brent from West Columbia, Sc
    02/01/2015
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    What is the shelf life of Prodiamine 65 WDG?
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    Prodiamine 65 WDG has a shelf life of 3 years fromt he date of purchase.
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  • Asked by Adam from Branson Mo
    03/23/2013
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    Can you spray Prodiamine 65 with a Gilmour 486 Dial-A-Mix Hose End Sprayer?
    A
    Prodiamine 65 WDG is a water dispersible granule and will not work well in a hose end sprayer. We recommend you use this product in a hand pump sprayer or a back sprayer.
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  • Asked by Ryan from Durham, Nc
    08/17/2015
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    Is Prodiamine 65 WDG (Generic Barricade) safe for pets?
    If I apply this product to my lawn, is it safe for pets? Should I wait a certain amount of time before letting them out onto the lawn?
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    Yes, Prodiamine 65 WDG (Generic Barricade) is safe for pets as long as it is used as directed.  Pets do need to be kept out of the area while the product is being applied, but can be allowed to re-enter the area once the product is dry (usually withn a few hours). 

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  • Asked by Nick from Dubuque, Iowa
    05/19/2016
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    What is the minimum temperature to apply Prodiamine 65 WDG?
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    Prodiamine 65 WDG can be applied in the fall after the soil temperature falls below 50 degrees farenheit, but before the ground freezes., The application will control crabgrass the following spring. In most other weed applications it can be applied as long as the ground is not frozen. 

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  • Asked by Ray from Baton Rouge, La
    10/29/2017
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    Is it necessary (or helpful) to use a surfactant with Prodiamine 65 WDG?
    I'm new to this DIY Lawn Maintenance thing (tired of overpaying people to do it with mediocre results).
    A

    When using a pre-emergent such as Prodiamine 65 WDG a surfactant is not needed. Only when you are using it as a post-emergent.

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  • Asked by Cleat from Bucks County Pa
    04/13/2015
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    I have a lawn in Northeastern PA, mostly tall fescue. If I apply prodiamine this spring, when can I overseed?
    A
    You want to wait 6-8 weeks after Prodiamine 65 WDG (Generic Barricade) application to overseed.
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  • Asked by Stephen from Orlando Fl
    10/07/2012
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    Does this product come with a measuring tool to measure the fine amount required?
    If not what is the best and ACCURATE way to measure it?
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    The Prodiamine 65 WDG does not come with a measuring device. Most folks buy a cheap set of measuring spoons and use the teaspoon and smaller spoons to measure the correct amount for their needs. Be sure to clearly mark the spoons so they are not used for any other needs.
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  • Asked by Shelly from Tx
    09/07/2016
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    Can you use 2 4-D with Prodiamine 65 WG?
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    Prodiamine 65 WDG (Generic Barricade) can be mixed with a 2, 4 D product as long as both products mix within a tank mix. 

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  • Asked by Scott from Auburn, Al
    09/02/2014
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    What is the difference between Prodiamine 65 WDG and WG within the same chemical?
    Both products have the chemical Prodiamine but one is labeled "WDG" and the other "WG". Besides the difference in price, is there types of grass incompatibility or others reasons for what they do?
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    We are assuming you are compaing the two generic forms of the herbicide BarricadeProdiamine 65 WDG and Resolute 65 WG. The only difference between Prodiamine 65 WG and the Resolute 65 WG is that they are made by 2 different manufacturers. They are both contain the same percentage of active ingredient Prodiamine, treat the same pests and applied in the same way. Resolute 65 WG is made by Syngenta (name brand) and Prodiamine 65 WDG is made by Quail-Pro (generic brand) . WG and WDG both stand for Wettable Dispersable Granule, water-dispersible granules must be mixed with water to be applied. Once in water, the granules break apart into fine particles similar to wettable powders.
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  • Asked by Randy from Rising Sun, In
    04/07/2016
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    Can Prodiamine 65 WDG be mixed along with 2-4-D to give additional weed control?
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    Yes, Prodiamine 65 WG can be mixed with other herbicides, such as 2,4-D, for additional weed control. We would recommend doing a tank mix first to make sure there is no clumping when mixing the two products together. 

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  • Asked by Mike from Owasso
    03/17/2018
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    If I spray prodiamine 65 and it rains the next day after spraying .do I need to apply again?
    A

    No  Prodiamine  should be applied prior to a rainfall. It is important to irrigate the area after the product has been applied to activate it. Pre-emergents need to reach the thatch area to prevent the weeds from germinating, so irrigation is very important.

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  • Asked by Patrick from Pa
    02/25/2018
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    How long after application of Prodiamine 65 WDG (Generic Barricade) should I wait to throw down fertilizer?
    I have cool season and warm season grass in the NE.
    A

    Prodiamine 65 WDG (Generic Barricade) can be mixed with a liquid fertilizer and applied. If using a dry fertilizer, do not apply the pre-emergent application onto dry fertilizer. You can apply the Prodiamine and wait a couple of weeks and then fertilize the lawn.

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  • Asked by Jordan from B.a. Ok
    01/22/2013
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    How many acres does 1 jug of Prodiamine 65 treat?
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    The Prodiamine 65 WDG 5lb jug can treat between 2-10 acres depending on the usage rate required for your needs. Please refer to the product label to find the required usage rate.
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  • Asked by Jake from Fort Gibson
    11/21/2014
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    It says Resolute is cheaper, but it's not. What's the difference between the two?
    A
    We apologize, with market pricing the price does fluctuate. Thank you for bringing this to our attention as we are updating our site. The difference is that Prodiamine is considered the generic.
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  • Asked by Rock from Va
    03/07/2017
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    Can I apply Prodiamine 65 WDG before a snowstorm?
    Getting a late winter/early spring snow. Can Prodiamine be laid down before a Snow Storm in lieu of watering in?
    A

    You can, but ideally, Prodiamine 65 WDG should be watered in within 7 days of application, so unless the snow melts within that time it would be best to go ahead and water in 1/2 inch after application.

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  • Asked by Robbie from Dayton, Ohio
    02/19/2018
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    What are the mixing instructions for Prodiamine 65 WDG?
    A

    The first thing you need to know when using an herbicide such as Prodiamine 65 WDG is that the exact amount of water you dilute it with is not important. It is only important to make sure you are using the correct amount of product per 1,000 sq ft of lawn. Use too much and you risk damaging your lawn, use too little and you will not get adequate results. You will need to use 0.185-0.55 oz per 1,000 sq ft . To decide how much water you want to use, you should mark a 1,000 sq ft area, fill your sprayer with water ONLY, and start walking and spraying just as if you were doing the actual application of herbicide. When you are done walking and spraying the 1,000 sq ft area note how much water it took you to spray that area, and that is the amount you will want to mix 0.185-.055 oz of product with for each 1,000 sq ft area that needs to be treated.

     

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  • Asked by Phillip from Madison
    10/16/2017
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    Is Prodiamine 65 WDG safe to spray this near shrubs and bed plantings?
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    Prodiamine 65 WDG is safe when used as directed around ornamental plantings.  It is only a pre-emergent, used to prevent weeds emerging.  It will not kill anything that is actively growing.  It should not be applied over the top of newly planted ornamental plants but should be fine for established plants.

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